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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: curvet(0.01419 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to curvet.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the
ground before the forelegs come down [syn: vaulting]
v : perform a leap where both hind legs come off the ground, of
[also: curvetting, curvetted]
English → English (gcide)
Curvet \Cur"vet\ (k[^u]r"v?t or k[^u]r-v?t"; 277), n. [OE.
corvet, It.corvetta: cf. F. courbette. See Curve, and cf.
1. (Man.) A particular leap of a horse, when he raises both
his fore legs at once, equally advanced, and, as his fore
legs are falling, raises his hind legs, so that all his
legs are in the air at once.
2. A prank; a frolic.
Curvet \Cur"vet\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Curveted or -vetted;
p. pr. & vb. n. Curveting or -vetting.] [Cf. It.
corvettare. See Curvet, n.]
1. To make a curvet; to leap; to bound. “Oft and high he did
2. To leap and frisk; to frolic. --Shak.
Curvet \Cur"vet\, v. t.
To cause to curvet. --Landor.